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Address: Aushros Vartu g. 12, Vilnius 01303, Lithuania
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Private Vilnius Old Town Walking Tour

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Part of the old city wall, it is a church on top of an arch. Walk through from the outside, it is much more impressive from the inside.

Reviewed 20 March 2017
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just people praying. the statues and pictures inside looks amazing, jet again there is nothing there to do. so check it out and leave right away. Google the history of it so you would understand the story behind it before you go.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was nothing here which seemed interesting. The place looked very secluded and completely empty which tells a lot.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Part of the old city wall, it is a church on top of an arch. Walk through from the outside, it is much more impressive from the inside.

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Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Everytime I go to Vilnius I go and visit this little chapel, built inside one of the main gates of the old wall of the town. I like its silent, religious, traditional mood. It's located in one of the nicest areas of Vilnius historical areas. Beware: steep stairs.

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Boston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

This Vilnius attraction. Is a church set on top of a wide arch which Vilnius is famous for. The altar can be viewed from the street and the painted brickwork has been well preserved

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

One of the "must sees" in Vilnius. The gate is much more than a gate with a chapel, it's a shrine for millions of Catholic and Orthodox Christians from Baltic countries, Poland, Belarus, Ukraine alike. November 16th is the day when the icon of the Blessed Virgin Mary is traditionally venerated and worshipped. Difficult to say why the gate has... More 

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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

A little hard to find at the top end of the old town and will come up on you by surprise. Later on in the day there are a few beggars in the arch way. They do not harass you and are not a problem

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The number one attraction for Vilnius so if you you are visiting this is the top attraction to see while in the town.

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

The Gates of Dawn, right in the heart of Old Twon Vilnius, is an absolutely stunning place to visit, a place of extraordinary reverence and beauty. I found it deeply moving to see the passion and devotion of all the locals that were here to pray and seek solace. It was built in the 16th century as part of the... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

The Gates of Dawn are much more beautiful on the inside than the outside - we saw the outside from the hop on hop off bus and weren't too impressed - but to visit them on foot and walk through them is much better, they're beautifully decorated, the street leading up to them is really nice too with some nice... More 

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